Blu-ray ISO files are copies of Blu-ray discs. You may have some Blu-ray ISO files on your Mac computer and plan to burn these Blu-ray ISO files to Blu-ray disc on Mac, but have no idea what to do. Don’t worry. This guide would tell you how to burn ISO to Blu-ray on Mac with the best Mac Blu-ray ISO burning software options you can get so far.

Part 1: Mac Blu-ray ISO Player

"Blu-ray is a bag of hurt. I don’t mean from the consumer point of view. It’s great to watch movies, but the licensing is so complex. We’re waiting until things settle down, and waiting until Blu-ray takes off before we burden our customers with the cost of licensing."

Back in Oct. 2008, Steve Jobs famously explained why Apple wasn’t yet on board with Blu-ray, drawing attention to the format’s complex licensing scheme. Since then, Apple hasn’t added Blu-ray support in its Mac computer. Therefore, if you’re looking for a native program to play back Blu-ray content on Mac computer, you will be failed. However, with an external Blu-ray drive connected, you could still play Blu-ray movies, copy Blu-ray movies, and burn ISO to Blu-ray disc on Mac easily.

Play Blu-ray on Mac

Obviously, Apple’s preset media players like QuickTime and iTunes couldn’t play Blu-ray on Mac computer. Even you have connected an external Blu-ray drive to your Mac computer, you still need a Mac Blu-ray player software app to help you play back Blu-ray disc, BDMV folder and Blu-ray ISO files. Currently, quite few Blu-ray player software apps are available for Mac computer. But you could try Leawo’s Free Blu-ray Player for Mac, an all-inclusive free media player suite that could perform as ISO Blu-ray player, Blu-ray disc player, Blu-ray folder player, DVD player, DVD ISO player, HD video player, and audio player.

Part 2: Copy ISO to Blu-ray on Mac with Disk Utility

Many Mac users, especially those who burn DVD discs a lot, would be familiar with Disk Utility, a preset free ISO burning software tool that could create, convert, backup, compress and encrypt logical volume images from a wide range of formats read by Disk Utility to .dmg or CD/DVD/Blu-ray ISO images. With the assistance of Blu-ray recorder drive, Disk Utility could easily burn Blu-ray ISO to Blu-ray disc.

Things you need to prepare include:

  1. Open Disk Utility.
  2. Mac OS X 10.6 or newer (Windows Vista, XP, 7, 8 or 8.1), with Blu-ray recorder drive installed.
  3. Source Blu-ray ISO file and blank writable Blu-ray disc.

1. Insert a writable blank Blu-ray disc into the Blu-ray drive (BD50 or BD25, according to source Blu-ray ISO file).
2. Launch Disk Utility. Click the "File" from Disk Utility menu and then select "Open Disk Image" option.
3. Browse source Blu-ray ISO image file and then click "Open" to add Blu-ray ISO image file into Disk Utility.
4. Select ISO image file from the left panel and then click the "Burn" icon to start burning disc image to disc on Mac.

Note:

  1. Navigate to Finder > Applications > Utilities > Disk Utility (or from the Finder, just press Command(⌘)-U to open the Utilities folder) to open Disk Utility.
  2. Insert a BD50 disc into the Blu-ray drive if source Blu-ray ISO file is BD50. If source Blu-ray ISO file is BD25 file, insert either BD50 or BD25 disc, BD25 disc recommended.

Part 3: Copy ISO to Blu-ray on Mac with ISO Burning Software

Besides Apple’s Disk Utility, you still have multiple other Blu-ray ISO burner software options to copy ISO to Blu-ray disc on Mac, among which Leawo Blu-ray Copy for Mac tops all. It is a top-rated Blu-ray ISO burning software application that could not only copy and backup Blu-ray/DVD disc and folders to computer or blank disc, compress Blu-ray and DVD discs, but also directly copy ISO to Blu-ray disc within a few simple clicks.

Things you need to prepare include:

  1. Download and install Leawo’s Blu-ray ISO burning software tool via the above links (officially known as Blu-ray Copy) on your computer.
  2. Mac OS X 10.6 or newer (Windows Vista, XP, 7, 8 or 8.1), with Blu-ray recorder drive installed.
  3. Source Blu-ray ISO file and blank writable Blu-ray disc.
  4. Internet connection.

Step 1: Add ISO file

Click the inverted triangle drop-down button next to the "Add Blu-ray/DVD" button and then select "Add iso file" option on the drop-down list, or drag and drop source Blu-ray ISO file into this Blu-ray ISO burning software. Insert blank writable Blu-ray disc into the Blu-ray drive.

Step 2: Backup Settings

On the "Add iso file" window, complete "Copy to" option and "Disc Label" settings. Under "Copy to" option, select the Blu-ray drive into which you’ve inserted a writable blank Blu-ray disc.

Step 3: Burn ISO to Blu-ray Disc

After the backup settings, click the "Burn" button on the "Add iso file" window. This Blu-ray ISO burning software would start to burn ISO file to Blu-ray disc on Mac instantly.

Conclusion: Apple Disk Utility is able to burn both ISO file and DMG file to disc, but Leawo Blu-ray Copy for Mac is much easier to use. What’s more, Leawo Blu-ray Copy could help users copy and backup Blu-ray/DVD disc and folder to computer hard drive or blank disc, allowing full-movie, movie-only and custom mode Blu-ray backup.